1810New Lego Mindstorms Kit revealed at CES
- Jan 8, 2006A completely revamped Lego Mindstorms kit with a new control brick named the NXT. The
ultra-sonic sensor makes it look like Johnny-5.
The new NXT Intelligent Brick, your robot's "brain," features a powerful 32-bit
microprocessor and more memory, plus support for USB 2.0, Bluetooth and more!
A highly versatile palette of LEGO TECHNIC® elements combines with state-of-the-art
ultrasonic, sound, light and touch sensors in the next generation of intuitive robotics. With
the included Quick-Start guide, easy-to-use software and step-by-step building
instructions, beginners and experts alike can create humanoid, vehicle and animal robots
that obey every command!
Improved light sensors can detect different colors and intensities, while the new sound
sensor enables robots to respond to sound patterns and tones. Robots can really "feel"
with improved touch sensors, while ultrasonic "eyes" measure distance and movement.
Programming software is now available for both PC and Macintosh, plus with Bluetooth
support, you can even command your robot from your mobile phone!
LEGO® MINDSTORMS NXT Includes:
All-new NXT Intelligent Brick with 32-bit microprocessor, more memory and FLASH
3 Interactive Servo motors feature built-in rotation sensors to align speed for precise
New sound sensor reacts to sound commands, patterns and tones
New ultrasonic visual sensor responds to movement
Improved touch sensor reacts to touch and release
Improved light sensor detects different colors and light intensities
519 specially selected LEGO TECHNIC elements for sturdy and durable building and
improved functionality and movement
4 input ports, 3 output ports and 7 6-wire cords
USB 2.0 and Bluetooth support
Easy-to-use PC and Mac compatible interface
Intuitive, icon-based drag-and-drop program "building" environment